Organelles of a cell

Briana Richardson

Cell membrane

•Main unit of organization

• Keeps cell pieces inside

•In both plants and animals

Cell wall

•Made of Cellulose

•Provides a protective framework for plant cells to survive

•Found in plants

Cytoplasm

•Fluid that fills the cell

•Uses its dissolved membranes to break down larger molecules

•Found in animals

Nuclear Membrane

•Double layered

•separates the nucleoplasm from the cytoplasm

•Found in plants and animals

Nucleolus

•Round body

•Founs in both plants and animals

Centrioles

•Two small organisms

•Helps the cell divide

•Found in animals

Chromatin

•Mixture of DNA and proteins

•Forms into chromosomes

•found in both plants and animals

Ribosomes

•Small grain like bodies

•Used to speed up biological process

•Found in both

Golgi Apparatus

•Shapes like pancakes

•Builds lysosomes

•Found in both plants and animals

Endoplasmic Reticulum

•A network of cell membranes

•Creates and stores lipids

•Found in plants in animals

Mitochondria

•Powerhouse of the cell

•Keeps the cell full of energy

•Found in animals

Chloroplasts

Has 2 membranes

Provides energy from light

Found in both

Lysosomes

Vesicle tha holds enzymes

Digests food

Found in both

Peroxisomes

Single celled vesicles

Absorbed nutrients

Found in both

Vacuole

Membrane that surrounds fluids in plant cells

Stores nutrients

Found in plants

Cytoskeleton

Able to lengthen or shorten

Shapes the cell

Found in both